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ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >> if mitt romney cannot win in this economy, then the tipping point has been reached. >> reporter: on the president's "to do" list, economic growth and jobs. immigration reform. and the top priority, those tax cuts set to expire come midnight new year's eve. but whatever difficulties might lie ahead, the president seized his moment early this morning, staking his claim in history with a nod of the lofty rhetoric of his convention speech eight years ago. and his hopes for what might be. >> i believe we can seize this future together, because we are not as divided as our politics suggest. and we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. >> reporter: and in that vein, diane, president obama reached out to the house and senate republican leadership, they also pledged to work together to solve this nation's problems. of course, the challenge is turning that rhetoric into reality. diane? >> and we have more on that in a moment. thank you so much, jake. >>> but what about governor romney? after so many years, such a
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
challenge to republicans to end the gridlock over the economy and saying, he thinks voters sent a message, loud and clear. >> reporter: in his first official appearance since re-election, the president signaled to republicans that he is primed for battle. >> i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. >> reporter: unless he and congress come to a deal, the fragile u.s. economy is headed towards something called the fiscal cliff, on january 1st. $6 trillion in tax increases that will hit all working americans and $1.2 trillion in spending cuts, leading to what experts predict will be another recession. the biggest sticking point is whether the bush tax cuts for those who make more than $200,000 a year should expire. the president says they should, it's a case he made over and over on the campaign trail. >> tax cuts. tax cuts. tax cuts. try a tax cut. >> reporter: but yesterday, republican house speaker john boehner told diane sawyer that was a nonstarter. >> is it on the table to talk about? >> i made clear -- >> the wealthier americans pitch in. >> yesterday that raising
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 6:30pm EST
importantly, the confidence of the consumers, returns to infuse our economy with demand, which creates jobs. >> and we will see more of nancy pelosi and martha when martha sits in for george stephanopoulos sunday morning, hosting "this week." >>> and tonight, a town in west texas is grieving. it was supposed to be a celebration of veterans but that turned into a tragedy when the freight train smashed into a parade float. the parade float was stuck on the tracks in midland, texas, and then a screen described as a war zone, when heroes of war became heroes once again. army veterans pushing their wives to safe tip as the train roared towards them. but four of those veterans were on the float as the train hit, lost their lives and, today, federal investigators are still trying to sort out why this happened. >>> and coming up here, after the break, on "world news," is it the end of the twinkie? is hostess getting ready to sell its secret recipe? and what is inside that white goo you may have never realized. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... wh
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
prescription, given where our economy is. >> reporter: is it on the table to talk about? >> i made clear yesterday tha t unacceptable and it couldn't pass the house. putting increased revenues on the table, but through reforming our tax code. and i would do that, if the president were serious about solving our spending problem. and trying to secure our entitlement programs. the president and i have had various conversations. i'm confident that we can find the common ground necessary. >> reporter: so, you will talk about it, even if you believe it's the wrong approach, you'll talk about it. >> of course we'll talk about it. we talk about all kinds of things we may disagree on. i'm the most reasonable, responsible person here in washington. the president knows me. he knows that he and i can work together. the election's over. now it's time to get to work. >> reporter: and the speaker seemed confident that after this election, tea party members will be supportive of getting work done. so, i asked, will he still repeal obama care? you had said, next year, that you would repeal the health car
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